Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 537
Torts and Actions for Damages

August 28, 2016
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Private property, permission by owner to hunt, fish, or recreate, limitation on privilege.

537.355. An owner of land who either directly or indirectly invites or permits without charge any person to use such property for hunting or fishing purposes or other recreational purpose, including but not limited to any aircraft or ultralight vehicle activity, does not thereby:

(1) Confer upon such person the legal status of an invitee or licensee and owes to such person only the duty of care as is owed to a trespasser under the law;

(2) Without the failure to exercise just ordinary care, assume responsibility for or incur liability for any injury to persons or property caused by an act or omission of such persons while hunting or fishing or engaging in other recreational activities, such as operating aircraft or ultralight vehicles;

(3) Without the failure to exercise just ordinary care, assume responsibility for or incur liability for any injury to persons or property, wherever such persons or property are located, caused while hunting or fishing or engaging in other recreational activities, such as operating aircraft or ultralight vehicles.

(L. 2008 H.B. 2034)




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